An ex-Bears coach might be on his way to Tampa Bay next season to join forces with Lovie Smith, and it's not Marc Trestman.


A knock on Marc Trestman this season is that the coach’s Bears offense has been predictable, to the point of opponents declaring that they knew much of what was coming from his offense.


The impact of Lance Briggs being placed on injured reserve late Friday from the groin injury suffered in the win over Tampa Bay probably is considerably less than it might have


Earlier this month, Lance Briggs said what he's probably felt for quite some time, and which many observers assumed: That his Bears career would come to an end this year after 10 marvelous seasons


The Bears will face the Lions with only a handful of the defensive starters who lost twice to Detroit last season (Chris Conte, Tim Jennings, Stephen Paea).